[PD] [nbuntil]: an non-blocking [until] replacement

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 17 08:17:29 CET 2012

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> From: Simon Wise <simonzwise at gmail.com>
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> Subject: Re: [PD] [nbuntil]: an non-blocking [until] replacement
> On 17/12/12 08:06, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:
>>  Why not just trigger each iteration with [bang~]?
> because with [bang~] you would get a single iteration per block, rather than as 
> many iterations as you have time for ... which seems to be the intention of 
> [nbuntil], and very useful where you might want to do a loop which may be too 
> long for one cycle but you can wait and use the results when they are ready, 
> after a few cycles perhaps.

Ah I see.  So it assumes iterations won't take a majority of a dsp tick.


> Simon
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